Julia Lihzis

Julia sits facing the camera. She wears a black shirt and glasses and is smiling.
Direct Services Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-1531
Office: UNH SHARPP, Wolff House, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

As the Direct Services Coordinator, Julia trains and supervises the student and staff advocates who provide one-on-one services to survivors, as well as aims to bring the experiences and voices of survivors to various University and community committees.

Julia began her anti-violence work as an Undergraduate student at Clark University in 2008. After graduating with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology, she served as the AmeriCorps advocate at SHARPP for 2 years before going on to earn her MSW from UNH in 2016. Julia returned to SHARPP in 2019 after working as a Emergency Services Clinician in Manchester and becoming a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.

Some facts about Julia

  • Julia is an unapologetic cat lover and cat mom to two strong-personalitied cats.
  • Julia's favorite things include strong coffee, true-crime podcasts and live music.
  • Julia's go-to self-care activities are working out at Orange Theory, wandering the aisles at Target, watching reality TV, and video-chatting with her nephews.

Courses Taught

  • JUST 410: SHARPP Peer Advocacy
  • JUST 415: SHARPP Advocacy II